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World News Russia: Specialists find no trace of chemical attack in Syria
Author: 0 Russia: Specialists find no trace of chemical attack in Syria

Those reports could not be independently verified because of a government blockade around the town. "The number of casualties is so high and that's not typical for chlorine", said Dr. Either the chemical weapons attack in Douma is nonsense, or Bashar al-Assad is the stupidest man on the planet. Why? The latest assault on Douma came after talks between the Army of Islam and Russian Federation collapsed Friday, ending 10 days of calm for residents trapped inside.

World News Hamas fighter killed in Israel strike on Gaza
Author: 0 Hamas fighter killed in Israel strike on Gaza

Its release followed a surge in Palestinian protests at the Gaza border in which 30 demonstrators have been killed by the army. "He was hit in the leg and injured". Palestinians say protesters are being shot while posing no threat to soldiers. Israel says it has only opened fire when necessary to stop damage to the border fence, infiltrations and attempted attacks.

World News Douma Is Now Controlled By Syria's Government, Russia Says
Author: 0 Douma Is Now Controlled By Syria's Government, Russia Says

Russia's ambassador to Lebanon said any missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launching sites targeted - a stark warning of a potential major confrontation in Syria. "Those two things, I'm assured, we will get an answer to today", he said of Thursday's cabinet meeting. Rebels in Syria's Eastern Ghouta surrendered their heavy weapons and their leader left the enclave, a monitor said yesterday, signalling the end of one of the bloodiest assaults of Syria's seven-year war.

World News Five Cameroon Athletes Go Missing At Commonwealth Games
Author: 0 Five Cameroon Athletes Go Missing At Commonwealth Games

A team spokesman said five boxers and three weightlifters had left the athletes village . In February Home Affairs minister Peter Dutton warned games visitors including athletes and officials, must abide by their visa conditions or else face outcome under Australian law.

Author: 0 Trump puts off Syria strike decision, saying he will talk to allies

US President Donald Trump had earlier warned regime-backer Russian Federation that "missiles will be coming' to Syria over the alleged attack in Douma that rescuers said killed 40 people". Fewer than 22% of Britons say they would support a cruise missile attack against the Syrian military according to new YouGov research. Trump canceled a foreign trip in order to manage a crisis that is testing his vow to stand up to Assad.

World News Alberta premier convinced Ottawa will act soon on Trans Mountain impasse
Author: 0 Alberta premier convinced Ottawa will act soon on Trans Mountain impasse

Amid continued turmoil over the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, a social media post by a Kamloops city councillor is turning heads on both sides of the dispute. "We are going to get this done", Morneau said. "I feel that it's really, really important to take responsibility for this attractive place that we all have the privilege of living on, and to support the native leaders who are helping care for this place and care for the water, air and land and they have been since time immemorial", ...

World News Humboldt Broncos trainer dies, bringing death toll to 16
Author: 0 Humboldt Broncos trainer dies, bringing death toll to 16

Staff at Timmins and District Hospital have also said they will be joining the tribute. The auction raised $5,800 and the winning bidder was Rick Spray, who lives just outside Humboldt and has billeted Broncos players in past. "There's so many people who would have so many great things to say about him". Victims aboard the bus included 10 players, the driver, two coaches, a volunteer statistician and a broadcaster.

World News Trump says all is 'very calm' at White House
Author: 0 Trump says all is 'very calm' at White House

White House said Russian Federation has proven to be a bad actor but the United States hopes that will change. In a statement that surprised even some White House staff, press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump's trip to Peru and Colombia - set to get under way Friday - had been scrapped.

Author: 0 Hurricane names Harvey, Irma, Maria retired; 2018 names announced

The WMO's Region IV Hurricane Committee selected Harold, Idalia, Margot and Nigel to replace Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate respectively. Also Harvey, Maria and Nate will no longer be used to name hurricanes due to their deadly impacts throughout the Atlantic basin.

World News Family home of missing woman destroyed in fire
Author: 0 Family home of missing woman destroyed in fire

Matt Lemus, the family's neighbor, said there has been no activity at the home since the family left on March 30. A "missing" poster shared by friends and family on Facebook identified the Thottapilly family members as 42-year-old Sandeep, 38-year-old Soumya, 12-year-old Siddhanty and 9-year-old Saachi.

World News Macron: Assad regime used chemical weapons on Syria's Douma
Author: 0 Macron: Assad regime used chemical weapons on Syria's Douma

The Syrian government has denied the allegations and called the reports fake news that the West uses to justify attacking the country. Macron said French and USA officials were "working together very closely, and we will have decisions to take, at the time we choose, when we consider it most useful and most effective".

World News Trump orders a review of TPP trade pact stance
Author: 0 Trump orders a review of TPP trade pact stance

The risk of an escalating trade war with China has panicked American farmers and ranchers , who send many of their products overseas. "Definitely the big headline coming out of this meeting is that the President said he was deputising Larry Kudlow and Ambassador Lighthizer to look at reentering the TPP negotiations", Sasse told reporters following a meeting at the White House.

World News Attention on North Korea's new state policies before Seoul, US summits
Author: 0 Attention on North Korea's new state policies before Seoul, US summits

North Korea's parliament has met to rubber-stamp Kim Jong Un's policies, but the leader himself was conspicuously absent as he prepares for two key summits with South Korea and the US. Moon also highlighted the importance of support from the people. It's headed by President Kim Yong-nam, the North's 90-year-old senior statesman who accompanied Kim's sister, Kim Yo-jong, to South Korea in February to attend the opening of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

World News Taliban attacks Afghan district compound; at least 18 killed
Author: 0 Taliban attacks Afghan district compound; at least 18 killed

Ghazni's Khawaja Omari district was considered one of the province's safest districts. His claim could not be independently confirmed and the government did not immediately respond to it. Taliban militants over-ran a district in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Thursday, killing more than a dozen people including the district's governor before retreating, a police official said.

World News Bokf Stake in General Electric Co (GE) Decreased by $7.02 Million
Author: 0 Bokf Stake in General Electric Co (GE) Decreased by $7.02 Million

The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $13.01. Shares for $3.24M were sold by Zapolsky David. General Electric (NYSE: GE ) last released its earnings results on Wednesday , January 24th. Analysts await NOW Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on May, 2. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that General Electric will post 0.96 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

World News Comey Compares Trump to a 'Mob Boss'
Author: 0 Comey Compares Trump to a 'Mob Boss'

Since Trump dismissed Comey during the fourth year of a 10-year term he has remained largely silent, with the exception of testifying last summer on Capitol Hill and a handful of searing tweets aimed at the President. It is expected Comey goes after President Trump in the text and will no doubt do the same during a marathon of media interviews. "I respect the service he gave our country and I'm sure over the course of time, we'll all know more about his actions during the campaign and after".

World News France 'has proof' Assad used chemical weapons
Author: 0 France 'has proof' Assad used chemical weapons

Regarding a possible escalation of military operations in the region, the French president declared that France's "priority is to work on the stability of the region". Peskov wouldn't say if Moscow could use a Russian-U.S. military hotline to avoid escalation in the event of a U.S. strike, saying only that "the hotline exists and has remained active".

World News National Enquirer paid doorman with gossip on Trump $30000 to keep quiet
Author: 0 National Enquirer paid doorman with gossip on Trump $30000 to keep quiet

Nevertheless, that the media company spent $30,000 to buy exclusive rights to Sajudin's story - and subsequently sit on it - raises serious questions about their motivations. "We had stories and we bought them knowing full well they were never going to run", Jerry George, a former A.M.I. senior editor who worked at the company for more than twenty-five years, told me.

World News Special weather alert in effect with freezing rain set to hit region
Author: 0 Special weather alert in effect with freezing rain set to hit region

More freezing rain is expected in the evening with 0 the low. Closer to the Lake Ontario shoreline, only rain is expected. Every kind of nasty weather - snow, ice pellets and freezing rain - will team up in a "messy mix" this weekend and maybe even into Monday , Environment Canada warns in a special weather statement for Ottawa.

World News Mattis says:
Author: 0 Mattis says: "I believe there was a chemical attack in Syria"

Central Command, told Politico. There have been several similar attacks this year, he told lawmakers, but the USA did not have troops in those locations because the U.S.is not engaged on the ground there. "We're still working on this". This is in contrast to an incident one year ago in which the US government had video and other evidence of certain aspects of an actual attack by Syrian aircraft, which involved the use of sarin gas.

World News SEC extends panchayat poll nomination filing by a day
Author: 0 SEC extends panchayat poll nomination filing by a day

Staying the election process, Justice Subrata Talukdar of the Calcutta High Court sought from the State Election Commission (SEC) by April 16 a comprehensive status report on the poll process, detailing the number of nominations filed and the percentage of nominations rejected, amongst other information.

World News Hamas holds Israel responsible for military escalation in Gaza
Author: 0 Hamas holds Israel responsible for military escalation in Gaza

The 30-second long clip emerged at a time of escalating violence in the Gaza Strip, where Palestinian protesters have been taking part in protests in what is often termed a no-mans land at the border with Israel. The syndicate identified one of them as working for Hamas television. In the footage of the incident, voices can be heard discussing opening fire on Palestinians walking on the other side of the border fence.

World News Weather Authority Alert: High Winds expected Thursday
Author: 0 Weather Authority Alert: High Winds expected Thursday

An extreme fire threat is likely along with gusty winds , dry vegetation and hot highs. They will combine with winds as high as 30-40 miles per hour to increase the fire danger, and even a chance of showers and storms Friday will do little to tamp down the fire risk.

World News Nerve agent used in Skripal poisoning was Novichok, watchdog confirms
Author: 0 Nerve agent used in Skripal poisoning was Novichok, watchdog confirms

The experts took samples from several locations as well as biomedical samples from the Skripals and police officer Nick Bailey, who was also exposed to the nerve agent. Britain says scientific analysis of the poison is only one of the factors that has led it to blame Russian Federation. In 1992, two Russian scientists approached The Post's Will Englund, then the Moscow correspondent for the Baltimore Sun, about the country's secret efforts to create Novichok , the deadly nerve agent that ...

World News China named 'world's top executioner' as global rate falls
Author: 0 China named 'world's top executioner' as global rate falls

However, Amnesty said the true extent of the use of the death penalty there is unknown as this information is classified as a state secret. The apex court ordered cases of people who were given mandatory death sentences , following convictions for murder, to be reconsidered with a view to determining new sentences.

World News Pregnant Pakistani singer shot dead for not standing uo
Author: 0 Pregnant Pakistani singer shot dead for not standing uo

She was 24 years old and was the famous singer of the region. As the event progressed, a man, identified as Tarique Ahmed Jatoi, asked her to stand while singing. Police have registered a case and have arrested at least two people including the prime accused. The journalist was allegedly shot dead on the orders of a union council chairman belonging to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in Begowala.